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  • Berwyn Bronco baseball takes home two regionals

    The 12U Bronco level baseball team from Berwyn Recreation made its deepest postseason run since 2004 this summer as the squad won the Plainfield and K ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 3:50 pm
  • Take a tour of nine of the area's best golf practice facilities

    In the game of golf, practice makes perfect. The more time spent honing skills, the better the scores will be. Many golf courses have driving ranges, ...
    July 1, 2014 - 6:28 am
  • Ian Grant: Maximize your golf practice time with a 1-hour routine

    The old adage says practice makes perfect, and the same holds true on the golf course. Practicing is ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:31 pm
  • Q&A with Jim Thome: Former White Sox slugger stays connected to game in retirement

    During a 22-year Major League career that came to a close in 2012, Jim Thome hit over 600 home runs while playing for six different teams, including t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • June real-estate data

    These charts break down June real-estate data from across the Suburban Life coverage area. Data provided by the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 7:36 pm
  • Stickney man charged after firing rifle, threatening neighbors

    STICKNEY – A 54-year-old Stickney man was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm and three counts of aggravated assault following an incident at ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Shlah: Things are blooming at the Stickney-Forest View Public Library

    As we progress more deeply into the dog days of summer, our library community is basking in the glow of the success of our PAWS to READ Summer Reading ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Stickney-Forest View library seeks LEGO pieces

    STICKNEY – Got any LEGO pieces that can use a new home? The Stickney-Forest View Public Library will happily give them one.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Ian Grant: Soft touch, pre-shot routine can help with chipping

    Chipping is basically putting with loft and the ball still rolls a fair amount. It is a shot that is hit with very limited lower body rotation and the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Ian Grant: Two key rules for successful bunker play

    One of the more overused phrases in hitting bunker shots is that it is the easiest shot in golf because you don’t need to hit the ball. In the case of ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Ian Grant: Golf instructors should know what's going well, what needs work

    Thanks to a long, cold winter, the golf season was slow in arriving this year.  The Masters came and went and while area courses were relatively quiet ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Q&A with Hank Steinbrecher: Former U.S. Soccer chief enjoying current World Cup

    The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team enjoyed one of its best runs in the World Cup as the underdog squad survived a tough draw in group play to advance ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Wisconsin hoops standout Frank Kaminsky part of camps that bring players to the kids

    LISLE – For basketball players hoping to improve their skills over the summer, trips to far flung college campuses are the norm.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Elite track and field throwers coming to Benedictine University

    LISLE – Olympic gold medal-winning discus thrower Stephanie Brown-Trafton, who was the event winner at he 2008 Olympics in Beijing, will be part of a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Lisle, Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a pair of Silver Slugger c ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Q&A with Toni Kukoc: Retirement life 'is perfect' for former Bulls great

    Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen endure as all-time great players for the Chicago Bulls. Toni Kukoc earned his own spot in Bulls' lore in 1994 when h ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Morton wins volleyball sectional final: 5 photos

    Morton wins their boys volleyball sectional final at home 25-22, 25-21 over Oak Park River Forest on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. The Mustangs play in the s ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Morton at York baseball: 6 photos

    York plays Morton at home in Elmhurst on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Downers Grove South at Morton softball: 7 photos

    Morton plays Downers Grove South at home in Cicero on Monday, May 19, 2014. ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Parents say they were banned, threatened with arrest after criticizing Stickney little league president

    STICKNEY – A 13-year-old Cicero girl was allegedly thrown off a Stickney-Forest View Little League team after her father criticized league officials, ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
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